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LMG: LETE Sneaker and School Supplies Notice

2020-2021 Sneaker and School Supplies Reimbursement Program The Listuguj Education Directorate Sneaker and School Supplies Reimbursement Program will begin on Tuesday, August 4th and will end on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Because of Covid 19 and the restrictions put in place, we will be not issuing vouchers, instead reimbursements will be made for purchases. AGS […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202022 Views

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Start of the school year in Nunavik and measures that apply to school board employees traveling to Nunavik for work purposes

As of July 22, 2020, Nunavik is COVID-19 free. However, the situation and applicable public health guidelines may evolve rapidly. With the objective of reducing to a maximum the risks of spreading the COVID-19 infection to Nunavik, the school board has planned a gradual start of the school year in the youth and adult sectors […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202020 Views

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Nunavik schools plan for Aug. 31 reopening – Nunatsiaq News

“I think kids are eager to go back” 29 July 2020 Nunavik elementary and secondary students will start to return to school on Aug. 31, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq announced this week. The Nunavik school board will open schools in all but three of the region’s communities. Construction at schools in Quaqtaq, Kangiqsujuaq and Salluit will delay those […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202015 Views

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McGill professor says systemic racism exists at university – Montreal Gazette

“What do you think it feels like to be me or to be one of my nine colleagues who are Black professors?” Charmaine Nelson says. Jul 30, 2020 A McGill professor says systemic racism exists at the esteemed university, which bears the name of slave owner James McGill. As one of only 10 Black permanent […]

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Concordia scholar Jason Edward Lewis co-leads a multinational effort to imagine the future of AI from an Indigenous perspective – Concordia University News

A collaborative position paper challenges long-held assumptions about Western approaches to technology July 14, 2020 In the late winter and spring of 2019, a group of Indigenous scholars met in Hawai‘i to think through concepts around artificial intelligence (AI) and how they related to the Indigenous experience. Co-organized by Jason Edward Lewis, professor in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202027 Views

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Canada Research Chairs Program announces new and renewed chairs for McGill Profs

The Canada Research Chairs Program (CRC) stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development. The CRCs aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences. This season’s cohort reflects Canada’s diverse research talent and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202020 Views

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UQAT launches a virtual space dedicated to fields related to Indigenous issues

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, June 19, 2020 – On the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, to recognize and promote Indigenous identities, contributions, and cultures, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) wishes to reaffirm its commitment to continue developing training and research for, by, and with First Nations and Inuit by launching a virtual […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202050 Views

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Online Indigenous graduation celebration highlights closeness and community – McGill Reporter

“Each of you is a bright beam of light being launched into the world” In this age of social distancing and remote gatherings, many people decry the lack of human contact as contributing to make the world a colder, lonely place. It would have done the hearts of those same people well if they had […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202070 Views

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Why Canada Needs an Indigenous-Specific COVID-19 Policy – The McGill International Review

Jun 3, 2020 Stay home. Wash your hands frequently. Maintain social distancing. It’s the elementary and omnipresent advice hammered by public health experts worldwide, from municipal authorities to the World Health Organization. But for Canada’s 61 Indigenous communities stricken with long-term drinking water advisories, including the 25-year-long and ongoing advisory in Neskantaga First Nation, COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202074 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 1, 2020                 Gatineau, Quebec        Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians across the country are feeling the economic impacts of COVID-19. In order to ensure a strong recovery, all Canadians need to be able to contribute equally to our economy. That’s why the Government of Canada is committed to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202097 Views

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